Museum-Apartment of Hero of the Soviet Union Z.M. Tusnolobova-Marchenko
Initiated by Polotsk City Executive Committee and belarussian writer V. Lipsky, Museum-Apartment of Hero of the Soviet Union Z.M. Tusnolobova-Marchenko opened its doors to visitors on July 3rd in 1987 in one of the rooms in the house she used to live in. Staff researchers: 1987-2001 – Tochilo N.V., from 2001 – Zhernosek G.A.
Museum exhibition contains 165 items, 110 of them are from the main museum collection. The exhibit space is 145 sq. m..
Exposition illuminates the childhood and juvenility of Z.M. Tusnolobova-Marchenko, her participation in the battles of the Great Patriotic War, medical treatment in the hospital № 3861; it shows her family life and social work.
Among exhibits there are documents, photos, personal belongings and awards of Z.M. Tusnolobova-Marchenko. The most precious of the awards is platinum Florence Nightingale Medal, awarded by International Red Cross. Z.M. Tusnolobova-Marchenko is one of the three women from The Soviet Union, awarded with this medal.
Museum-apartment of Hero of the Soviet Union Z.M. Tusnolobova-Marchenko is a branch of Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve.